Magic Bird Tail Spiderwort

Tradescantia 'Magic Bird Tail'

Compact and carefree accent for the front of the border or in mixed containers. Unique lavender-pink flowers sit on the tips of beautifully arched stems. Clump forming with attractive, succulent foliage.
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Average Size at Maturity9-12" H x 9-12"W
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureGift Plant, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsSemi-Moist

Provide enriched, evenly moist, well drained soil. Clip spent blooms and shear lightly to encourage new growth and repeat bloom. Cut back old foliage before new growth resumes in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-11

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